Main   Exercise 5J17 by Richard Pavlicek  

Forcing Notrump Auctions


Fill in the missing calls for West and East.

1. None Vul

S A Q 8 6 2
H A 8 2
D 4 3
C K 8 2
TableS 3
H 9 7 6 3
D A Q 5 2
C J 10 7 6

West

_____

_____
North

Pass

Pass
East

_____

_____
South

Pass

2. N-S Vul

S A K 2
H 4 3
D K 10 9 7
C J 10 8 6
TableS Q 9 3
H A K J 8 2
D 6 2
C 9 4 3

West

_____

_____
North

Pass

Pass
East

_____

_____
South

Pass

3. E-W Vul

S K J 9 7 3
H A 5 2
D K Q 3
C 4 2
TableS 10 2
H K 8 6 4
D 9 7 2
C A 7 6 3

West

_____

_____

_____
North

Pass

Pass
East

_____

_____
South

Pass

Pass

4. Both Vul

S A K Q 4 3
H 9 2
D Q 9 3
C Q 9 3
TableS 2
H K Q 10 8 6
D K 8 6 4
C 7 4 2

West

_____

_____

_____
North

Pass

Pass
East

_____

_____
South

Pass

Pass
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5. None Vul

S A K 9 3
H Q J 8 6 4
D Q 10 2
C 3
TableS 10 7 2
H 3
D K 8 3
C K J 10 9 7 5

West

_____

_____

_____
North

Pass

Pass
East

_____

_____
South

Pass

Pass

6. N-S Vul

S K 10 3
H K Q 8 6 2
D 8 4
C A 7 3
TableS Q J 2
H A J 3
D 9 7 2
C K 10 8 4

West

_____

_____

_____
North

Pass

Pass
East

_____

_____
South

Pass

Pass

7. E-W Vul

S A Q 9 7 4
H K Q 9
D A 8 3
C 8 2
TableS 3 2
H 8 3
D K 10 9 7 4
C A Q J 3

West

_____

_____

_____
North

Pass

Pass

Pass
East

_____

_____

_____
South

Pass

Pass

8. Both Vul

S K 9 3
H A K J 8 6 4
D 9 7 3
C 3
TableS 8 6 4
H 10 3
D A K 8 2
C A 9 7 2

West

_____

_____

_____
North

Pass

Pass
East

_____

_____
South

Pass

Pass
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9. None Vul

S A K 8 7 2
H K Q 8 3
D K 2
C 4 3
TableS Q 3
H A 9 2
D Q 10 8 6
C K 9 8 5

West

_____

_____

_____
North

Pass

Pass
East

_____

_____
South

Pass

Pass

10. N-S Vul

S A K Q 8 2
H K 9 3
D 8 2
C A J 4
TableS 4
H A 8 2
D Q 9 7 5 4 3
C 7 5 3

West

_____

_____

_____
North

Pass

Pass
East

_____

_____
South

Pass

Pass

11. E-W Vul

S A K Q 10 2
H 7 2
D A 4
C A Q 6 4
TableS J 3
H K Q 9 8 4
D 5 3
C J 5 3 2

West

_____

_____

_____
North

Pass

Pass

Pass
East

_____

_____

_____
South

Pass

Pass

12. Both Vul

S A 9 7
H K J 9 6 4
D J
C A Q 9 4
TableS 8 2
H
D A 8 6 4 2
C K J 8 6 5 3

West

_____

_____

_____
North

Pass

Pass

Pass
East

_____

_____

_____
South

Pass

Pass
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Answers

 1.1 S1 NT
2 CPass
 2.Pass1 H
1 NTPass
 3.1 S1 NT
2 D2 S
Pass
 4.1 S1 NT
2 C2 H
Pass
 5.1 H1 NT
2 D3 C
Pass
 6.1 H1 NT
2 C3 H
Pass
 7.1 S1 NT
2 D3 D
3 H3 NT
 8.1 H1 NT
2 H3 H
Pass
 9.1 S1 NT
2 H2 NT
3 NT
10.1 S1 NT
2 NT3 D
Pass
11.1 S1 NT
3 C3 H
3 S4 S
12.1 H1 NT
2 C4 C
4 S6 C
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